The Resource Childbirth in America : anthropological perspectives, Karen L. Michaelson & contributors

Childbirth in America : anthropological perspectives, Karen L. Michaelson & contributors

Label
Childbirth in America : anthropological perspectives
Title
Childbirth in America
Title remainder
anthropological perspectives
Statement of responsibility
Karen L. Michaelson & contributors
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
RG652
LC item number
.C474 1988
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
WQ 150
NLM item number
C5355 1988
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Michaelson, Karen L
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Childbirth
  • Birth customs
  • Anthropology, Cultural
  • Delivery, Obstetric
  • Labor, Obstetric
  • Naissance
  • Naissance
  • Birth customs
  • Childbirth
  • United States
Label
Childbirth in America : anthropological perspectives, Karen L. Michaelson & contributors
Link
https://archive.org/details/childbirthinamer00michrich
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 273-298
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction. Childbirth in America : a brief history and contemporary issues / Karen L. Michaelson -- section I. Decisions in pregnancy -- 1. Poor women, poor outcomes : social class and reproductive health / Ellen S. Lazarus -- 2. Adequate prenatal care and reproductive outcome / Marilyn Poland -- 3. Social support for pregnancy and childbearing among disadvantaged Blacks in an American inner city / Margaret S. Boone -- 4. Khmer prenatal health practices and the American clinical experience / Carolyn Sargent, John Marcucci -- 5. The decision to have on not to have amniocentesis for prenatal diagnosis / Barbara Katz Rothman -- 6. The power of "positive" diagnosis : medical and maternal discourses on amniocentesis / Rayna Rapp -- section II. Birth place/birth style -- 7. Differences in cultural expectations of the perceived painfulness of childbirth / Janice M. Morse, Caroline Park -- 8. Medical models and midwifery : the cultural experience of birth / Ronnie Lichtman -- 9. Technology and the context of childbirth : a comparison of two hospital settings / Karen L. Michaelson, Barbara Alvin -- 10. Birth as an American rite of passage / Robbie E. Davis-Floyd -- section III. Babies in crisis -- 11. The cultural context of decision making for catastrophically ill newborns : the case of baby Jane Doe / Betty Wolder Levin -- 12. The family in newborn intensive care / Jeanne Harley Guillemin -- 13. The artificial womb : social and sensory environments of low birthweight infants / Lucile F. Newman -- section IV. Becoming a parent -- 14. Childbirth in a bicultural community : attitudinal and behavioral variation / Wenda R. Trevathan -- 15. The interactions of fathers and newborns / Linda H. Briesemeister, Beth A. Haines -- 16. Delayed accomplishments : family formation among older first-time parents / Linda M. Whiteford, Michael Sharinus -- 17. Bringing up baby : expectations and reality in the early postpartum / Karen L. Michaelson -- 18. What determines the duration of breastfeeding? / Janice M. Morse, Margaret J. Harrison, Karen M. Williams
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
ix, 304 pages
Isbn
9780897891363
Isbn Type
(hard : alk. paper)
Lccn
87037490
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)17300937
  • (OCoLC)ocm17300937
Label
Childbirth in America : anthropological perspectives, Karen L. Michaelson & contributors
Link
https://archive.org/details/childbirthinamer00michrich
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 273-298
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction. Childbirth in America : a brief history and contemporary issues / Karen L. Michaelson -- section I. Decisions in pregnancy -- 1. Poor women, poor outcomes : social class and reproductive health / Ellen S. Lazarus -- 2. Adequate prenatal care and reproductive outcome / Marilyn Poland -- 3. Social support for pregnancy and childbearing among disadvantaged Blacks in an American inner city / Margaret S. Boone -- 4. Khmer prenatal health practices and the American clinical experience / Carolyn Sargent, John Marcucci -- 5. The decision to have on not to have amniocentesis for prenatal diagnosis / Barbara Katz Rothman -- 6. The power of "positive" diagnosis : medical and maternal discourses on amniocentesis / Rayna Rapp -- section II. Birth place/birth style -- 7. Differences in cultural expectations of the perceived painfulness of childbirth / Janice M. Morse, Caroline Park -- 8. Medical models and midwifery : the cultural experience of birth / Ronnie Lichtman -- 9. Technology and the context of childbirth : a comparison of two hospital settings / Karen L. Michaelson, Barbara Alvin -- 10. Birth as an American rite of passage / Robbie E. Davis-Floyd -- section III. Babies in crisis -- 11. The cultural context of decision making for catastrophically ill newborns : the case of baby Jane Doe / Betty Wolder Levin -- 12. The family in newborn intensive care / Jeanne Harley Guillemin -- 13. The artificial womb : social and sensory environments of low birthweight infants / Lucile F. Newman -- section IV. Becoming a parent -- 14. Childbirth in a bicultural community : attitudinal and behavioral variation / Wenda R. Trevathan -- 15. The interactions of fathers and newborns / Linda H. Briesemeister, Beth A. Haines -- 16. Delayed accomplishments : family formation among older first-time parents / Linda M. Whiteford, Michael Sharinus -- 17. Bringing up baby : expectations and reality in the early postpartum / Karen L. Michaelson -- 18. What determines the duration of breastfeeding? / Janice M. Morse, Margaret J. Harrison, Karen M. Williams
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
ix, 304 pages
Isbn
9780897891363
Isbn Type
(hard : alk. paper)
Lccn
87037490
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)17300937
  • (OCoLC)ocm17300937

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